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  • International meeting in Malta on PV technology in buildings

    International meeting in Malta on PV technology in buildings

    The integration of photovoltaic technology in the built environment was the theme of a three-day meeting in Malta of representatives from institutions from five countries supported by the European Commission’s Renewable Energy and Landscape...

  • Student’s survey finds that 40 per cent of the elderly are depressed

    A survey conducted by a Master’s student among Maltese elderly people aged over 75 living in the community found that 40.3 per cent were depressed; at the same time, 10.2 per cent had marginal ties with members of their family and 53.6 per cent...

  • BOV awards for engineering students

    BOV awards for engineering students

    Christian Grech and Raisa Chetcuti are the first winners of the Bank of Valletta award for engineering students for 2016. The award is a grant given to engineering students who show excellence and innovation in their final year projects. Grech is...

  • International meetings on nutrition topics

    International meetings on nutrition topics

    The promotion and facilitation of healthier diets was the focus of two recent international meetings addressed by Suzanne Piscopo, head of the University of Malta’s Department of Health, Physical Education and Consumer Studies. At the national...

  • Maltese participants in Seville workshop on design of smart microgrids

    Maltese participants in Seville workshop on design of smart microgrids

    Representatives from the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (Mcast), Electronic Systems Design Ltd and GeoSYS Ltd-Malta, together with other partners in the design, development and demonstration of a future-proof active Smart MicroGrid...

  • MMLA president lectures IMLI students

    MMLA president lectures IMLI students

    Malta Maritime Law Association (MMLA) president Ann Fenech recently delivered a set of lectures on the role of the local and international maritime law practitioner to students at the International Maritime Law Institute (IMLI). Dr Fenech,...

  • Opportunity to boost your digital skills on the job

    Opportunity to boost your digital skills on the job

    The digital skills gap widens and narrows depending on the region and the speed at which technology changes. Blending education with workplace practice is one way to help to meet the ICT industry’s digital skills requirements. The EU has...

  • M.Sc in Sport Business Management

    Eman Camilleri has been awarded a Master of Science in Sport Business Management with distinction by Sheffield Hallam University. During his year in Sheffield, Camilleri worked alongside leading sport business practitioners from both the...

  • Mosta primary project connects maths teaching and recycling

    Mosta primary project connects maths teaching and recycling

    Parents and educators at Maria Regina College Mosta Primary A Kindergarten Annexe have created a mathematics outdoor exploration area using recycled materials as part of a project during European Week for Waste Reduction (EWWR) 2017 that linked...

  • University offers support for its researchers

    The University of Malta has set up a Doctoral School to provide a central coordinating and support framework for its doctoral researchers and supervisory teams. The school’s office is at Students House on the University’s Msida campus. While...

  • Student launches her fourth book

    Student launches her fourth book

    St Martin’s College level 11 student Angela Bettoni launched her fourth book Martha Goes to Boarding School earlier this month at the school library. Addressing level 6 pupils gathered for the event, Bettoni described how her love of reading and...

  • Pupils research their DNA in anti-racism project

    Pupils research their DNA in anti-racism project

    Pupils at St Joan Antide school, Gudja, have provided DNA samples via mouth swabs that were tested in a lab in the UK to research their ancestry. Officials from Living DNA in the UK subsequently visited Malta to film the children analys­ing the...

  • Dizzying heights

    Dizzying heights

    The Alpine is back and it has reinvented the A110 with a modern style, new technology and a new engine while retaining the key components that made the original famous In a time of oversimplification and car makers vying for the market share in...

  • Universities of Edinburgh and Malta sign a collaboration agreement

    Universities of Edinburgh and Malta sign a collaboration agreement

    A memorandum of understanding was recently signed between the University of Malta and the University of Edinburgh outlining the two institutions’ shared vision of collaborating in the area of Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI). The concept...

  • Sport psychology doctorate

    Sport psychology doctorate

    Adele Muscat was awarded a Doctor in Philosophy degree by Liverpool John Moores University following her research in the area of football psychology. Her thesis, entitled ‘Preparing Maltese Footballers for Migratory Transitions: An Action Research...

  • Awarded M.Sc in Health Studies

    Charmaine Schembri was recently conferred a Master of Science in Health Studies (Clinical Practice) with Merit by the University of Dundee. For her dissertation, Ms Schembri conducted a systematic review of the information patients are provided...

  • International Journal of Emotional Education

    Social and emotional learning and diversity is the main theme of a special edition of the International Journal of Emotional Education (volume 9, issue 2). It contains nine papers on the subject by authors from Austria, Croatia, Greece, Italy,...

  • National Sport School wins Science Olympiad

    National Sport School wins Science Olympiad

    A team of students from the National Sport School, Pembroke, comprising Brooke Agius, Liam Scicluna and Malcolm Vassallo, won the fourth edition of the Malta Junior Science Olympiad, held recently at Gozo College’s Victoria Secondary School. A...

  • Medical English for Chinese students

    Medical English for Chinese students

    University of Malta pro-rector Prof. Godfrey Baldacchino (foreground, second from left) recently visited the Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine where he met a group of 17 Chinese students who will be attending a bespoke intensive...

  • Studies on the role of hope for well-being

    The University of Malta’s Centre for Resilience and Socio-Emotional Health recently published its fourth monograph on Hope and Well-being: Psychosocial Correlates and Benefits by Dr Alena Slezackova from the Czech Positive Psychology Centre at...